Baseball is known for being an American sport, I mean we did nickname it America’s favorite pastime. It isn’t played in most of the world, and many don’t even understand it. But it has caught on and flourished in parts of Asia and Centra and South America. Some of the best players in the MLB were born in foreign countries, and will represent their home states in the upcoming World Baseball Classic (beginning March 6th). So who are the best foreign born player still in the game? Let’s take a look:
Born: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Robinson Cano is known as one of the best second baseman in the MLB. Throughout his career, nine seasons with the Yankees and so far three with the Mariners, Cano has won a World Series Championship, is a 7-time All Star, a 5-time Silver Slugger and 2-time Gold Glove Winner. He averages 184.2 H, 23.2 HR, 88.8 R and 90.5 RBI per season.